About the Parents Association
The mission of the United States Merchant Marine Academy Parents' Association is to promote and support the Academy, its goals, programs and objectives, its Regiment of Midshipmen, faculty, staff and alumni. The Association will serve as a support organization for Plebe Candidates, their families and all Midshipmen and their families during their years at the Academy. The Association will assist and support the activities of the Parents' Association Chapters throughout the country. It shall foster and encourage development of the Academy and Parents' Association Chapters and shall enhance the prestige thereof by acquisition, preservation and dissemination of information pertaining to the history, activities and objectives of the Academy and Parents' Association Chapters.